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@@ -63,6 +63,13 @@ proven over the years to be difficult to manage in production systems.
means it is searched first and the RTEMS needed versions of the tools are
+.. warning::
+ Do not put spaces or special characters in the directories you use to build
+ RTEMS. Many of the packages built by the RSB use GNU *make*, which cannot
+ handle spaces in pathnames. If there is a space in the pathname the build
+ will fail. Special characters are also likely to confuse build systems.
.. note::
RSB and RTEMS have a matching *git branch* for each version of RTEMS. For